Identification for Development (ID4D)

 

Nigeria biometric enrollment for digital ID nears 60M on telco boost

Nigeria’s federal government says well over 59 million people have now been biometrically enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN)…

 

Guinea selects Idemia for OSIA digital identity system to drive inclusion

Guinea’s National Agency for Economic and Social Inclusion (ANIES) plans to use a digital identity and biometrics management system based…

 

Ugandan ID system a ‘national security weapon’ that denies human rights – report

Uganda’s national biometric ID system has failed in its promise to improve access to services for Ugandans, says a new…

 

Red Cross highlights opportunities for digital ID in humanitarian sector

Humanitarian aid organizations are starting to digitize services and adapt to new developments in the digital identity and decentralized identification…

 

Role of biometrics and private sector in legal identity debated in UNDP event

The private sector and biometrics likely both have roles in legal identity systems, participants in a United Nations Development Programme…

 

Are refugee responses enabling the future of digital ID and currencies?

Technology to issue refugees with an ID could form the basis of new digital identity systems for everyone, but this…

 

Tech5 brings inclusive biometrics expertise to ID2020, Good Health Pass Collaborative

Tech5 is the latest biometrics provider to sign onto the Good Health Pass Initiative, becoming a general partner and contributor…

 

‘Biometrics are not a magic solution’ Simprints CEO cautions

Using biometrics for the sake of it can jeopardize projects, according to the CEO of biometrics firm Simprints. In his…

 

Digital ID programs are only as good as the planning that goes into them, say activists

Having bought into promises of a rapid economic rise with digital IDs, nations, particularly developing countries in the southern hemisphere,…

 

Balancing the ‘power over’ and ‘power to’ when it comes to biometrics and humanitarian aid

Incessant debate in research circles about how best to deliver global humanitarian aid is not pausing when it comes to…

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